Especially capable students enrolled in the School of Medicine may work toward a MA, MBA, MS or PhD degree while pursuing the MD degree. Go to to view more information about our Dual Degree offerings.

The PhD can be earned from any of the basic research departments in the School of Medicine. A wide variety of research experiences are available in top-flight research laboratories. The small size of the program ensures great flexibility in designing a research program and access to the best laboratories on campus. Read more at:

Questions, contact: Dr. Russell Salter at (502) 852-3740 or Victoria King at (502) 852-1626 or via email at:

The humanistic art of medicine grows increasingly important and the School of Medicine supports the development of future leaders and cultural revolutionaries by offering an MD/MA program.  By combining the medical school curriculum with an interdiciplinary Master of Arts concentrating in Bioethics and Medical Humanities, this dual degree distinguishes our graduates with an enriched ethical knowledge base and prepares them with real life experience in tackling the toughest issues medicine has to offer.  Read more about the degree and admission requirements at:

Questions, contact: Program Coordinator at (502) 852-6501 or via email at:

The Master of Science in Clinical Investigation Sciences degree program provides physicians, dentists, nurses and other health professionals an opportunity to acquire the clinical research skills necessary for a career in an academic health center or clinical research setting. The dual MD/MSc eneables students admitted to the University of Louisville School of Medicine to complete the additional MSc degree woth only one additional year of study beyond the traditional four-year medical school curriculum.  Graduates of the program can expect to be highly competitive for residency and fellowship positions at prestigious institutions. Read more at:

Questions, contact: Jack Barnette, PhD, via email at:

With the healthcare industry rapidly changing, strengthen your depth of business operations with the dual UofL MD/MBA program.  UofL Medical School students are eligible to participate upon completion of their second or third year of medical school, or as a UofL Medical School Alum. Dual degree seeking students must gain admission to both programs independently. As a dual degree student, all business electives are waived in the MBA program although you have the option of enrolling while a student at no cost.  Note:  MCAT scores are accepted in lieu of GMAT.

Whether your career goals include managing your own practice, developing and marketing biomedical discoveries and medical devices, working to enhance the delivery of outstanding clinical care or improving the health care system, the MD/MBA dual degree will serve you well. More information is available at:

Questions, contact: School of Medicine – Brad Sutton, MD, MBA, at: and In Kim, MD, MBA at: College of Business – Susan Hildebrand, MBA Admissions Director, College of Business, UL at: or by phone at 502-852-6967.